Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1005

Incident date

July 14, 2016

Location

حي الصالحين, Salheen (Aleppo), Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.1807701, 37.167263 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Up to seven civilians died in either an alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrike on Al Salheen, local media reported.

Smart News Agency  Shahba Press and AMC news all blamed Russia. Al Jazeera pointed to bot Russia and the Assad regime carrying out strikes in three neighbourhoods including Al Salheen, Fardous and Hanano.

Alamawi, however, blames the Assad regime for the airstrike, as does HMN News.

Step News reported that there was shelling in Fardous in tandem with those in Al Salheen. Further to this, Zaman Alwasl News said that there were 15 raids launched in the local area.

According to Alamawi, six people were killed in the airstrike which hit the residential area.  The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was among other sources that put the death toll at three.

Smart News Agency are the only source to claim that seven people were wounded in the airstrike.

Syrian Press Center add those injured were in a “critical condition”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Yasser Ayroud bin Abu al Wahab 41/42 years old male killed
  • Nouri Hallak 61/62 years old killed
  • Mustafa Bak’kur bin Hassan 65/66 years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 7
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (20) [ collapse]

Media
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    An injured man awaits medical assistance after an airstrike on Al Salheen, 14th July 2016. (via. AMC)
  • A young boy injured by an airstrike caused by Russian and Assad regime warplanes, 14th July 2016. (via AMC)
  • The destruction caused by Russian and Assad regime warplanes on 14th July 2016, (via, AMC)
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    A street in Salheen following suspected warplane shelling (Tweet by @SMARTNewsAgency)
  • Scenes from Salheen, the impact of suspected Russian bombardment (Tweet by @Step_Agency)
  • Footage of a blazing building and significant material destruction in Salheen due to alleged Russian warplane shelling (Youtube by Halab)
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    A bloodied man is helped by other civilians in Salheen following alleged Russian attacks (via HNN News)
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    A medic treats an injured civilian in Salheen (via SNN News)
  • An elderly man sustained injuries in alleged Russian shelling (via SNN News)
  • The tweet alleges six killed in Salheen - with a photograph of demolished buildings (Tweet by @HalabTodayTV)
  • Explosions in Salheen due to alleged aerial bombardment (via Syrianpc)
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    A civilian child drenched in blood due to injuries sustained in alleged warplane shelling (via Enab Baladi)
  • The White Helmets at the scene in Salheen - a building smokes following the alleged shelling (via Enab Baladi)
  • The civil defense team attempts to extinguish fires caused by alleged Russian warplanes (via Enab Baladi)
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    Graphic footage of severely wounded in Salheen, medics attempt to save the civilian life (Youtube by AMC)
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    Yasser Ayroud bin Abd al Wahab, born 1976, Aleppo. Allegedly killed by warplanes in Salheen (via HNN)
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    The body of Nouri Hallak, born 1956, Aleppo. Reportedly killed in warplane shelling on Salheen (via HNN)
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    The civilian Mustapha Bakkour Bin Hassan, born 1952, Aleppo. Allegedly killed by Russian warplanes in Salheen (via HNN)
  • Footage of the impact of alleged aerial bombardment in Salheen - extensive material damage and human cost (Youtube by HNN)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between July 1st – 14th 2016.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 7
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (20) [ collapse]